Natalia Cachora is a member of the Fort Yuma Quechan Indian Tribe. She is a first-generation college student and an alumni from the University of Arizona. She received a Bachelor of Science in Care, Health & Society. Natalia is a second year Masters in Development Practice student within the School of Geography and Development. Natalia has a passion to help Indigenous and underrepresented communities in the area of Tribal Environmental Justice, Air Quality, and Climate Change. Natalia’s current research for her Masters project is Air Quality and the rising disparities of breathing heal within Native American Communities. Natalia’s previous experience has been working with Native American Youth from a local tribal organization, then worked with Native American first year students living in the Native American Living Learning Communities, as well as being a graduate mentor for Native Soar Program.
“Logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of a few” Spock, The Wrath of Khan (1982)